Outdoor Patio Revamp

Hey guys!!! I spent much of last weekend prepping our back patio for summer entertaining. We love having ¬†family and friends over, all summer, and I noticed that after two years of the hot Texas sun, my DIY Patio Table was looking kind of sad ūüôĀ I decided to give my outdoor table a much {…Read More…}

New Flooring!

Since I painted my cabinets, I have felt like my floors were a very, orange tone. I had been looking for other flooring options and was leaning, again, towards laminate. It is such a great fit for our family. It is low maintenance, very durable and over the last few years, the appearance of laminates {…Read More…}

DIY Wooden Vent Hood

Hey there!!! As much as I love getting my house festive for Christmas, I also love a good quick and easy update around the holidays! We have our family (which resembles a small army of mostly children) over to our home for Christmas Eve. I look forward to it every year and love that it {…Read More…}

New Paint Color!

Hey friends! As many of you know, I have been in the process of giving my oldest daughter a new “tween” room! ¬†I am so excited with how the space is coming together! ¬†It’s an odd shaped room with little natural light, so I have to be strategic about what paint color I use in {…Read More…}

Simple DIY Desk!

As many of you know, I recently closed off a loft space to give my oldest daughter’s their own room. ¬†I have finished lots in Hayden’s room, and now have turned my attention to Avery’s room. ¬†She is my oldest… She’s 12 going on 18… Any of you feel me? ūüėČ ¬†She’s ready for an {…Read More…}

DIY Frame Shelves

Many of you know I have been finishing off a bedroom for one of my girls over the past several weeks. ¬†I closed off a loft space upstairs to give her a new room, and I have been busy getting it all decked out. ¬†Last week I shared her DIY corbel desk I created for {…Read More…}

$80 Board and Batten Tutorial & Giveaway!

Happy Wednesday friends! ¬†I am SO, SO pumped with the way this project turned out! ¬†Our great friends at Ryobi Power Tools asked us to design a fun and SIMPLE board and batten tutorial for Ryobi Nation. ¬† I just happen to be in the middle of a room revamp for my littlest girl, and {…Read More…}

How To Caulk…

We have had several requests for today’s tutorial. ¬†It may seem so basic to some of you, but I remember the first time I picked up a caulk gun… #confused. I hope I can break it down for you enough here to at least inspire you to give it a try! ¬†Before we talk on {…Read More…}

DIY Wall Paneling

I recently closed off an open loft space upstairs to create a new room for one of my girls. ¬†It is quickly becoming one of my favorite spaces in the house! ¬†The room is a different shape than any of my other rooms. ¬†It is a long and narrow room with one long flat wall {…Read More…}

Easy Garage Floor Coating and a Giveaway!

Hey guys!!! ¬†I’m super excited to show you what I’ve been working on to upgrade our shop and garage floors! It’s super easy and an inexpensive way to make your garage and/or shop look like a million bucks! Whit and I are forever fans of the Rust-Oleum Epoxy Shield floor coating. ¬†So much that – {…Read More…}

Closing in the loft….

Hey friends! ¬†Happy you are here! ¬†To keep up with all of our DIY projects from start to finish, be sure to follow us on Instagram and Pinterest! So, I have been in the middle of a huge project over the last week or so. ¬†When we built our home 5 years ago, we had {…Read More…}

How I paint walls!!!

Happy Monday guys! ¬†Have you all thawed out? ¬†I hope so! To keep up with all of our projects from start to finish, be sure to follow us on Instagram! Many of you know I recently started redoing my baby son’s room. ¬† I have been debating his wall color for a few weeks. ¬†His {…Read More…}

DIY Shelf for the Entryway with Hooks!

Hey friends! Hope you all had an awesome week! ¬†Thanks so much for all of your sweet comments and shares on my new plank wall I did in the entryway. ¬†I am really excited to share the second half of that wall with you today. ¬†This is a fun way to break up any boring {…Read More…}

My $100 Plank Wall!

Oh I am so happy to share this project with you! ¬†Those of you that follow us on Instagram have seen this project from the beginning, and I am so pumped to finally show you the whole thing! ¬†Here is how my DIY plank wall in my entryway turned out… Really this is such a {…Read More…}

HomeGoods Giveaway!

Thanks so much to all of you who entered our great giveaway! ¬†Nicole Quincy was our lucky winner! ¬†We have emailed you with more info Nicole! ¬†Thanks so much ūüôā Hey friends! Thanks so much for all of your sweet words, shares and pins on my new DIY dining table I shared on Friday! ¬†I {…Read More…}

Revamping My Dining Room Server…

Happy Friday! For those of you that follow us on Instagram, you know that I am knee deep in the process of changing around my dining room a bit! ¬†I have had the itch for a new table for sometime, and really wanted to build one myself. ¬†I have that all finished up and can’t {…Read More…}

Easy Garage Makeover and a Giveaway!

Hey there! ¬†I’m so excited to share this post with you today! ¬†Not only because I found a super easy cure for my horrid garage floor but also because we are giving away such an awesome product! 4 years of DIY has lent itself to a hideous garage floor! ¬†I never cared to protect it {…Read More…}

Magnetic Board DIY

Hey friends! As many of you know, one of our very favorite things to do is to find an old item, ‘shanty’ it up a bit, and give it a whole new life. ¬†It really is what started our whole site. ¬†I always like keeping my eyes out for old frames! ¬†There are so many {…Read More…}

Wood Mirror – DIY

Hey friends! We’re back! ¬†Oh it feels so good to be home. ¬†We had some great trips, but we are so thrilled to be back home with our families and tools of course! Today I am sharing a super quick way to dress up a boring mirror. ¬†I have been wanting to find a cute {…Read More…}

Hoot Designs – Laundry Room Makeover

I’m so excited to be guest posting here on Shanty 2 Chic!! My name is Chrissy and I blog over at Hoot Designs.  I have followed Ashley and Whitney for a while now and I just love all their projects. They are super clever and doable which is most appealing!!  When Whitney and Ashley emailed {…Read More…}

Craft Closet Transformation – Beneath My Heart

Hey friends! ¬†As we mentioned on Wednesday, Ash and I are hitting 4 cities in 2 weeks! ¬†We head off to NYC this morning for a the great Pantone Color Paint launch that you can find in Lowe’s! ¬†In the meantime, we are so excited to have some of our ‘Blogging Besties’ stop by and {…Read More…}

DIY MIrror ~ Easy Upgrade

Many of you are probably in my position and have those boring, builder-grade mirrors in your bathrooms. ¬†They are great because they are HUGE but there is no character to them! ¬†Well, I had a light bulb moment this week and came up with an easy and quick way to upgrade my kids boring bathroom {…Read More…}

DIY Christmas Ornament ~ Easy Fabric Balls

Happy Friday morning! I am getting geared up for Christmas, and I am here today to share a super simple tutorial on making fabric covered balls. ¬†These all started with a big box of old ornaments I was planning on sending to Goodwill… Then I had an epiphany! Here is how they turned out… These {…Read More…}

Choosing my battles… And a paint color

Good morning guys! I’m so excited to share my kitchen makeover with you today! ¬†The kitchen cabinets are painted gray, and I could not be more happy! Here are a few shots of how things are looking now… Now for the confession… Before sharing this, did I mention that I have 5 kids under the {…Read More…}

Windows ~ DIY Shades and Panels

Hey friends! Thanks so much for all of your sweet comments and shares on my new bedroom desk I shared on Monday! ¬†We always love reading your comments! ¬†I have been busy, busy redecorating my bedroom. ¬†Today I am going to share my new roman shades and window panels I made for the room! I {…Read More…}

Paint Colors !!

Hey friends! I am in the middle of revamping my bedroom (can’t wait to share!), and I will be tackling the wall paint tomorrow. We get asked about our wall colors all the time, so I thought this would be the perfect time to share! I am going to go with the same color I {…Read More…}

DIY Barstool Desk!

Hey guys!! I just replaced my old barstools with some new metal ones that I LOVE. ¬†I was happy to see the old ones go! ¬†When deciding who to give my old barstools to, I had a bit of an epiphany. ¬†Love those. I knew my oldest two girls were in need of a desk {…Read More…}

Updating My Patio Set

Hey there!¬† I love a good summer BBQ, swim party or just hanging out on the patio with family and friends!¬† We bought a patio set about 2 years ago and between the hot, Texas sun and chlorine, our table and chairs were looking awful.¬† I couldn’t let them welcome in summer with faded, flat {…Read More…}

Repaint Furniture with 1 Little Box!!!

HI friends! I am SO excited to share this new product with you guys! Most of the questions that we get asked each day are about repainting and revamping furniture. ¬†One of our very favorite brands has answered all of those questions in one small box! Our great friends over at Rust-Oleum have made such {…Read More…}

Bathroom Makeover

Hey there!¬† I am so happy to finally get around to my guest bathroom.¬† I haven’t done a thing to it since we moved in 3 years ago and it’s the one room we have the most visitors to! This is the¬†before…. I don’t like the paint color, there is no natural light and it¬†looks¬†like {…Read More…}